Man Dead in Hamilton Co. Mining Accident

Man Dead in Hamilton Co. Mining Accident

Hamilton Co. – One is dead after a mining accident near Dahlgren. According to a release from Hamilton County Coal, the accident happened at Mine #1 when coworkers discovered the man, identified as John Ditterline according to a report from KFVS-TV, an employee of S & L Industries, pinned between an underground airlock and a coal rib. Coworkers attempted to resuscitate but were unable to do so and the man was pronounced dead at a local hospital a short time later.